Welcome to the Department of Institutional Effectiveness and Research
The Department of Institutional Effectiveness and Research (ER) serves Texas A&M University-Commerce in a variety of capacities to ensure student success, and promote strategic planning and continuous data-driven improvement.
The Department of Institutional Effectiveness and Research (IER) serves Texas A&M University-Commerce in a variety of capacities to ensure student success, and promote strategic planning and continuous data-driven improvement.
INSTITUTIONAL EFFECTIVENESS MISSION STATEMENT
Institutional Effectiveness serves as the support and resource center for strategic planning and continuous data-driven improvement.
INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH MISSION STATEMENT
Institutional Research serves as the reporting center and official source of institutional data and information.
Guide faculty and administrators through program approvals
Assist in efforts to assess student learning
Guide the accreditation processes for colleges, programs, and the university
Provide institutional data, both by term and over-time
Administer and analyze surveys for future action
Complete mandatory reporting at the System Office, the state, and federal levels
Institutional Effectiveness serves as the support and resource center for strategic planning and continuous data-driven improvement. It is the mission of this office to assist and coordinate assessment, facilitate accreditation, assist in the development of new academic programs, and communicate information that supports strategic continuous improvement.
Academic program requests must first follow Texas A&M University-Commerce procedures 03.02.99.R0.01, Academic Approval Procedures for Programs, and 03.02.99.R0.03, Programmatic and Administrative Substantive Changes Approval Process. After internal approvals are completed the request will then move through the required external approval process, if necessary. It is recommended that substantial time is allowed for a proposal to proceed through all levels of approval, especially if the proposal will require approvals from all three of our external approving bodies: The Texas A&M University System (System), Board of Regents (BOR), the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB), and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
On October 29, 2010, the Department of Education published regulations that require institutions of higher education to publish information regarding students enrolled in Title IV eligible programs leading to gainful employment. The information disclosed includes a list of occupations that a program prepares students to enter, on-time graduation rate for students completing the program, tuition and fees, cost of books and supplies, median loan debt incurred by students who complete the program, and job placement rate for students completing the program.
For the latest information, go to Texas Higher Ed Data and use the menus to access data for Texas A&M University-Commerce.
Texas CREWS (Consumer Resource for Education and Workforce Statistics)